Charis van der Heide

Associate Biologist for Rincon Consultants and volunteer with the Xerces Society's Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count

Associate Biologist for Rincon Consultants and volunteer with the Xerces Society's Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count

Charis van der Heide on KCRW

California monarchs are in dramatic decline.

Goleta rehabilitates historic Eucalyptus grove to bring back monarch butterflies

California monarchs are in dramatic decline.

from The 805

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It’s hard to overstate the importance of places like the Whittier Narrows Recreation Area in highly-urbanized Southern California.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The company Exide owns a battery recycling plant in East Los Angeles that’s been closed for years.

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"Judging California’s climate change policies by greenhouse gas emissions is backwards.

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The Ballona Wetlands are juxtaposed against busy streets and tech companies. The area is a small, serene stretch of marsh, mud flats and birds.

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California is banning the sale of new gas cars starting in 2035, as part of its goal to curb carbon emissions.

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Wastewater-based epidemiology is an approach to providing real-time information on our exposure to certain diseases using pooled waste water extraction (aka “sewage”).

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Following the January 6 insurrection at the U.S.

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Rep. Adam Schiff has a bill that would more than double the size of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and preserve its wildlife habitats.

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The Glass Fire has destroyed more than 100 homes and forced some 70,000 people in Napa and Sonoma Counties to evacuate. It’s just 5% contained as of this morning.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand